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#61 Pickman

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 10:25 AM

Had it on the ipad for about a week. Best score is 2390 closest to winning is 11 elder signs. only had a crash when using the tramp.

This is great for me as I only get to play board games on rare occasions. Agree with harvey walters but always loose badly when the curtor appears. Have found Amanda Sharpe useful as she can comple a number of tasks in her turn.

Money well spent as a very slick production.

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#62 AndyMcD52

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 04:34 PM

OOh bloody 'The Curator' is a bane I also find myself trying to beat that all the time.

Amanda Sharpe I would say is the best character in the game with the right combo I find myslef beating any challenge.

Still only beat it a handful of times and it still makes me go back to it. I am hoping that there will be more monsters in an update.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 09:27 PM

Is anyone having problems with the update?

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 12:56 AM

There's an update? I haven't seen one yet, anyway.

The Curator is definitely one of my dread cards. My favorites to play include Kate Winthrop (gotta love terror immunity and no monster additions on wins), Darrell Simmons, Amanda Sharpe and Joe Diamond (I love stringing a bunch of glyph rolls together with him).

So far, my top score is 5060. That was a fluke, I'm certain of it. I seem to win about 1 out of 5.
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Posted 16 November 2011 - 10:19 PM

There's an update? I haven't seen one yet, anyway.


Yes, I got an update on my Android tablet. It took a while to download and install and that was after changing to the Phone format.

The Curator is definitely one of my dread cards. My favorites to play include Kate Winthrop (gotta love terror immunity and no monster additions on wins), Darrell Simmons, Amanda Sharpe and Joe Diamond (I love stringing a bunch of glyph rolls together with him).

So far, my top score is 5060. That was a fluke, I'm certain of it. I seem to win about 1 out of 5.


I have managed to score 4200 and win on my first real attempt after watching the tutorials.

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#66 Pickman

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 12:21 PM

After many games finaly won.

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Harvy Walters
Mandy Thompson
Gloria Goldburg
Jenny Barnes


Score 5030

Found Gloria is very good for other world areas. Harvey Walters Against the curator.

Edited by Pickman, 17 November 2011 - 01:47 PM.

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 08:29 PM

Yes, I got an update on my Android tablet. It took a while to download and install and that was after changing to the Phone format.


Oh! OK. I'm on iPhone and we didn't get an update. I had the same experience where I won once I actually read the rules. :)
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 01:48 AM

Well I still haven't won, but I nearly just did, getting 13 Elder Signs, but then failing to get the last one I needed in time. Will win one of these days though, and I'm starting to get the hang of working with clues etc. Enjoying it hugely. Most played game on my iPad.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:17 PM

Best score 5130, a nice game and all but I feel that there isnt that much of a replay value here, but a few hours of fun none the less.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:40 PM

a nice game and all but I feel that there isnt that much of a replay value here


Not even with the potential to vary your investigative team in terms of members, size etc. and also strategies that you use? I'd have thought there would be lots of replaying potential, even after you've won a game.

And I like the way there is no set-up time, as there would be with the board/card game. And no table full of bits to clear away afterwards either.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:51 PM

Not even with the potential to vary your investigative team in terms of members, size etc. and also strategies that you use? I'd have thought there would be lots of replaying potential, even after you've won a game.

And I like the way there is no set-up time, as there would be with the board/card game. And no table full of bits to clear away afterwards either.


Well maybe my attention span is at fault, but after I won I havent really felt like picking it up again, im sure ill give it a try eventually though.

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 02:38 AM

anyone play the Ncronomnicon Horror on Ipad, Itouch, or Iphone...I cant get enough of it!

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 07:05 AM

anyone play the Ncronomnicon Horror on Ipad, Itouch, or Iphone...I cant get enough of it!


Looks nice :) downloading now, ill try to review later.

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 07:37 PM

Finally managed to win with Amanda Sharpe, Joe Diamond, Jenny Barnes and Bob Jenkins, despite the Curator's bane. Difficult game!
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Posted 07 December 2011 - 07:18 AM

Yea!
First win, with score 4800 (in 22 turns and -6 doom).
The whole team (Kate Winthrop, Amanda Sharpe, Bob Jenkings and Joe Diamond) survived, through 18 adventures, performing 47 tasks and killing 6 monsters. 4 gates opened, 15 elder signs collected (none purchased).
It seemed almost too easy (after three lost 'practise games, scores ranging from 350--1200, which made me desperate that it cannot be won), although there was couple of tight spots.

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 12:24 PM

I'm still loving the randomness of the game. I think I'm averaging about 20% wins. It is a tough game.

Hoping to get an iPad for Yithmas and see what the game looks like on it. :)

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 01:00 PM

Hoping to get an iPad for Yithmas and see what the game looks like on it. :)


It looks magnificent. And I hate the Curator.

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 02:44 PM

Magnificent on the macbook pro, darn difficult. My banes: curator and locked glyphs. my wife tried once after having seen me play and just by sheer luck and feeling nearly won on her first go, with four characters she had picked nearly at random, while I struggle and pick "wisely" everytime and come up short, lol
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 07:09 AM

I finally got my hands on this. You guys weren't kidding about the difficulty. First game, i was ready to throw my iPad out the window, it was so frustrating, but part of that was due to not understanding what i was doing. Now that i've played a few more games, i can't put it down.

And yeah, i hate that damned Curator. Midnight effects suck.

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#80 Winter Smoke

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 06:52 AM

I'm thinking about getting an android phone next month - can anyone let me know how this plays on a phone rather than a tablet?





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